Steel Building Custom Factory Steel Overstock

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What if pricing tool is not functioning for me?

A: If you do not have JavaScript enabled or if you may have some kind of aggressive content blocker, then things will not work. Please try another device when convenient for you. Please note that selection drop-down fields are progressive and take a moment to load. Always make selections from the top and work your way down. Refresh the page and begin again when you make a change in the top fields.

Q: I don’t understand “Option 1, 2 & 3.”

A: Under STEEL BUILDING PRICES in top menu bar, click WAYS TO BUY Buy for more instruction.

Q: I didn’t see my desired size or snow/wind speed codes posted on the website.

A: First, we quote buildings to codes specifically associated with your zip code. Please call your local building department to verify codes.  Our prices posted are for the most common codes, choose one which Meets or Exceeds your requirements in Option 1 or Option 2 Estimator. You may request ANY code in Option 3 – Request a Quote for Ready Buyers. There are two available buying options within Request a Quote: Fill Out Quote Form -6% above cost fee and Call For A Quote- 10% above cost fee.

Q: What if I don’t see my building dimensions listed in the drop-down selections?

A: Since we couldn’t possibly list every combination of building sizes on the website using our current system, we would encourage you to choose the closest size available in Option 1 & 2. Prepared Buyers may request a quote in Option 3.

Whether you choose Option 1, 2 or 3, you will receive a quote of Factory Steel Overstock’s actual wholesale cost.  Your profit % fee will be either 3, 6 or 10% .

Q: But what about accessories I want added to my building?

A: We have included accessories in Option 1 – Packages. In Option 2, CLICK to Select the Accessories you want. Option 2 -Estimate Your Own Package is only an estimating program. You cannot buy from option 2. Again, Option 3 – Request a Quote allows for anything posted in our Accessories informational pages. If there is something you desire beyond what is offered on the website, Ready Buyers may choose to submit Request a Quote.

Q: How do I get the lowest price from Factory Steel Overstock?

A: Easy…BE READY TO BUY! Everyone wants a wholesale price; however most people’s method of buying mirrors retail.

  1. Get clear on what you want
  2. Find out what the market is charging for what you want.
  3. Purchase a Building Package Online -3 % above cost ORr Fill Out Form – 6% above cost OR Call for A Quote -10% above cost.

Q: How do I get a quote?

A: Please follow Option 3 – Request a Quote procedures if you do not find your desired building packages in Option 1 or Option 2.

For those Requesting A Wholesale Quote, please fill out quote form. Also have the integrity to pay the profit % you selected within the time-line you selected OR email a competitor’s quote (black out competitor’s name) that reflects a lower price within this time-line. Factory Steel Overstock will honor its guaranteed saving terms. 

Q: How is my savings GUARANTEED?

For those Requesting A Wholesale Quote, please fill out quote form. Also have the integrity to pay the profit % you selected within the time-line you selected OR email a competitor’s quote (black out competitor’s name) that reflects a lower price within this time-line. Factory Steel Overstock will honor its guaranteed saving terms. 

Q: What if I have to get a permit? How can I buy if I am not sure my building will be approved?

A: Factory Steel Overstock, as well as most sellers, have the software to determine most minimum local code requirements – regarding snow/wind/seismic loads- based on your ZIP code.  Please call your local building department to verify requirements. Choose snow load/wind speed codes which meet or exceed known requirements in Option 1 or 2.

We recommend you make sure required codes are listed on your contract/purchase order.  This way you can be assured that your building will be designed to match required codes.  All our plans are engineered certified and stamped.  Plans are completed within 14 to 21 days.

Q: How long does it take for my permit plans?

A: Most plans are delivered within 3 weeks.  Please email us if you have not received your plans in this time frame.

Q: What makes Factory Steel Overstock better than the other steel building firms?

A: Please click here to review Why Choose Us? page found in the menu bar.

Q: What about taxes?

A: One should expect to pay whatever their state/local tax rate is. Because Factory Steel Overstock is reselling a building, it will abide by terms of the manufacturer. The manufacturer will be abiding by the state requirements.

Q: How tall of a building do you fabricate?


Q: How big of a building can I order?

100′ x 500′ x 30′ is maximum size

Q: Where does Factory Steel Overstock deliver to?

A: Entire United States.

Q: How long does it take for delivery?

A: Delivery time is normally 6- 8 weeks for standard delivery. Please review Order to Delivery page.

Q: Where are FSO Buildings manufactured?

A: We currently ship from 8 strategically located fabrication plants nationwide.

Q: Are there color choices for my building?

A: Yes! There are thirteen silicone paint choices (40 year warranty on wall colors)

Click on Color for more information or see selections in Option 1, 2 & 3 pages.

Q: Do you supply Foundation plans?

A: Our customer will receive 2 sets of certified anchor bolt (permit) plans, 2 sets of erection plans as well as a certification letter.

We offer a reference for Foundation Engineer for some states, please see info on Accessory Page.

Q: Who unloads the building?

A: It is standard practice for the customer to unload the building. Customers need to have an all-terrain forklift available at the job site.

Q: How are balances paid?

A: 30% Building Deposit is paid within 1st week of Order. Final Balances are paid 14 days before delivery or COD if pre-approved.  Balances are paid with certified funds or wire transfer.

Q: Do you have erection services?

A: We currently are not involved with any erection services nor does Factory Steel Overstock recommend erection companies.

Q: What are your buildings made of?

A: As notied in Specifications on every Building Model page ;  Solid I-Beam Construction *40 Yr. Warranty on Colored Walls and Trim * Gavalume Roof Finish (25 yr. warranty) or Colored Roof * Clear span design (no interior columns) * 50 Yr. Structural Warranty * Complete Trim Package – 26 or 24 Gauge sheeting -80,000 p.s.i. tensile strength | 1 1/4″ sheeting profile * Purlin bearing rib (PBR panels – larger overlap than R panels- All panels incorporate the purlin bearing profile * Life-time warranty roof fasteners * All bolts, screws, closures, weather stripping, sealants, fasteners as required to erect structure * Framed openings are fully flashed * The pre-punched connecting clips for the structural members, including endwall columns, are welded in place and then primed during fabrication * All structural elements for the specified framed openings ( jamb, girts and headers) are pre-cut and pre-punched and the necessary clips are welded on during fabrication * 1) Letter of Certification and 2) Engineered Stamped Permit and/or Erection Drawings *Building manufacturer is IAS (International Accreditation Service) accredited and MBMA (Metal Building Manufacturer Association) member * Foundation plans and anchor bolts by other.

Q: What is the name of the manufacturer?

A: All our customers are given this information the same day we receive our proft. We allow our customers to send their building deposit directly to the manufacturer, not to Factory Steel Overstock or any broker; thereby reflecting total transparency. Here is a list of the certifications of the manufacturer:

Associations & Certifications of manufacturer

Our supplier is recognized as a member of or accredited by the following standards organizations. Our clients can take pride in knowing their structures exceed the rigorous quality standards and guidelines specified by the associations listed below. The wholesale prices given to Factory Steel Overstock have been pass down to the public.

Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA)
The MBMA has served as the voice of a large concerned manufacturer base for over 50 years. Founded in 1956, the MBMA requires that all its member companies abide by a strict code of industry standards that create and maintain the highest level of quality.

American Welding Society (AWS)
The AWS, a not-for-profit organization, has worked to continue the developmental efforts of the welding industry since its inception in 1919. The AWS represents and supports extended education from a scientific and technological standpoint in the welding community as well as others closely related: brazing, soldering, and other metal fusion processes.

American Institute of Steel Construction Certified Plant
The AISC certification lends confidence and security to an organization’s services and/or products. An AISC certification means the company in question meets and surpasses industry guidelines concerning durability and performance. The AISC recognizes our supplier as an approved fabricator of structural steel building assemblies.

Architectural Testing, Inc.
With regional laboratories across the United States, Architectural Testing conducts quarterly inspections of our manufacturer’s facility. The inspections encompass procedural reviews as well as overall compliance with the standards set by the American Welding Society, ensuring safe and secure metal buildings.

Q: When do I pay my building deposit?

A: Once FSO receives your ORDER FORM and accepted Profit amount, we will review the specifics of your desired building before submitting for fabrication.

At this time we will inform you how to pay your building deposit check or wire to the manufacturer immediately.

Q: Do I get Anchor Bolts?

A: Anchor bolts are NOT supplied by the building manufacturer, but by your foundation work contractor.

Anchor bolt settings for your template will be in the plans you receive approximately 3 weeks into your building order.

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